Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Clustering
England > North East
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 88 105
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -58
Contract jobs citing Clustering 18 67 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.49% 2.90% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.37% 7.55% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 55 7
North East median daily rate £608 £330 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.32% +28.16% -14.17%
10th Percentile £313 £287 £246
90th Percentile £638 £555 £317
England median daily rate £428 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.88% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
North East median hourly rate £32.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £30.40 - £28.55
90th Percentile £32.40 - £37.20
England median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +28.00% -34.21% +32.17%

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 412 887 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 34.05% 38.41% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 638 398
North East median daily rate £400 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £279 £239
90th Percentile £588 £533 £561
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 42
North East median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +36.59% +30.16%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.53 £10.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.25 £42.88
England median hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.90% - +14.29%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the North East over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +12 18 £608 +87.15%
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Load Balancing
3 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) Solaris
4 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 7 (38.89%) Confluence
5 7 (38.89%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
5 7 (38.89%) nginx
5 7 (38.89%) Static Code Analysis
5 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
5 7 (38.89%) Docker
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
5 7 (38.89%) Coaching
5 7 (38.89%) Microservices
5 7 (38.89%) SonarQube
5 7 (38.89%) Slack
5 7 (38.89%) HTTP
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 7 (38.89%) AIX
5 7 (38.89%) HPUX
5 7 (38.89%) Python
5 7 (38.89%) JIRA
5 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) SUSE
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) Confluence
1 7 (38.89%) nginx
2 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) iPlanet
2 6 (33.33%) JBoss
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Slack
2 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) FCoE
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
1 7 (38.89%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
7 1 (5.56%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Solaris
3 7 (38.89%) AIX
3 7 (38.89%) HPUX
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) SUSE
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Debian
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Load Balancing
2 7 (38.89%) Coaching
2 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
2 7 (38.89%) Microservices
2 7 (38.89%) Static Code Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (33.33%) High Availability
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (16.67%) Server Building
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (5.56%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) C-shell
6 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Docker
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Xen
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) KVM
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (5.56%) Samba
6 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
4 2 (11.11%) Ansible
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Sun
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 2 (11.11%) PlateSpin
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) Borland
7 1 (5.56%) Cognos
7 1 (5.56%) Opsware
7 1 (5.56%) Veritas